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How to Apply

Before starting your application, download and complete the NDSE Form. The Application Guide provides an overview of each document. You can also review the NDSE Handbook for an overview of the NDSE process.

Application for the NDSE is done through NDEBConnect. If you took the NDEB certification examinations, you already have a profile with us.

All documents, including the NDSE Form, must be sent by mail to the NDEB office.

I already have an account

Log in and following these three steps:

  1. Select Profile under your email address
  2. Select Edit
  3. Select “Both General and Specialty Certification” under “Pathways”

I don’t have an account

To apply you will need:

  1. a current photograph in JPEG or PNG format
  2. a valid credit card

Frequently Asked Questions

If you graduated from an accredited dental specialty program more than five years (60 months) ago, you must download the NDSE Special Consideration Application Form. This form outlines the requirements for Special Consideration Applications.